* Roles & Responsibilities

August 15, 2018

4 Things You Should Never Say to a Caregiver

FAMILY AND FRIENDS ARE supposed to be our closest allies. We rely on them for support and enjoy celebrating life’s joys with them. But there are two times when we feel alone. One is at the end […]
August 13, 2018

How to Be a Great Caregiver

Taking care of someone with a chronic illness like cancer poses unique challenges. But millions of parents, children, siblings, partners, friends, neighbors, sisters, daughters and sons put their lives on hold to take care of someone […]
August 9, 2018

The ABCs of Caregiving

Throughout our lives, we each perform a variety of different roles.  For me, I have been a daughter, sister, student, sales clerk, secretary, coach, and a writer.  The one role I thought I would never assume […]
June 26, 2018

Hurricane Preparedness for Caregivers

Hurricane season has made its entrance again.  Individuals who are caring for loved ones must plan as far ahead as possible.  Regardless of how many hurricane seasons weathered, current knowledge is literally a lifesaver.
June 25, 2018

Ten Commandments for Caregiving

Taking care of two elderly parents with different needs was not an easy task. For me it was on the job training that I learned from interacting with the professionals I met along the way, from […]
June 21, 2018

Rocks and Caregivers… What’s The Connection?

Rocks and caregiving do not seem compatible in the same sentence or have an obvious connection. Rocks may seem ordinary, seemingly useless and taken for granted. Rocks may even seem unchanging; however, they do go through […]
June 20, 2018

Love Is In The Details

How do you show love? Do you write sonnets and leave love notes by the cereal, or are you a little more down to earth? Do you show your feelings by taking out the trash and […]
June 19, 2018

Put Procrastination in its Place

Caregivers often place themselves at the bottom of a long to-do list. Once I take care of A, B, and C, I will get into my own life. The problem is that never happens for one […]
June 18, 2018

My Mother Doesn’t Listen To Me! The New Role Of Eldercare Mediation

As a geriatric care manager, I am considered an expert in issues relating to the elderly.  However, where my mother is concerned, I am just a daughter who cares.  She often takes the advice of friends […]

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